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Barry Hines’s The Gamekeeper Is a Novel About How Capitalism Steals Nature From Us

Jacobin
Conrad Landin
2022-10-03
https://jacobin.com/2022/10/barry-hines-the-gamekeeper-john-berger-capitalism-nature/

The mass trespass movement, which reached its peak ninety years ago at Kinder Scout in Derbyshire, remains one of the starkest examples of hand-to-hand class conflict in British history. But the landowners who resisted the working-class ramblers accessing their land, of course, stayed away from the violence — instead outsourcing it to their gamekeepers. In […]